Dates: February 5, 12, 19, 26 | March 12, 19 (Tuesdays)
Room: 3501 Peel Street, Montreal (Basement)
Course Description: Birdwatching is a truly rewarding activity, providing a mix of enjoyment, exercise and relaxation. Birdwatching can be enjoyed just about anywhere including your backyard, a local park, or on an exotic vacation. The course is designed to introduce you to this growing international pastime enjoyed by millions of people of all ages around the globe. The Montreal region is conveniently located in one of the major North American migration paths, or fly-ways, providing birdwatchers with the opportunity to observe hundreds of different species each year.
About the Instructor: Sheldon Harvey has been an avid birder for over 16 years and has observed over 300 species of birds within a 100-kilometer radius of the city of Montreal. He is a Past President, current Vice-President and Treasurer, and Chair of the Outreach and Publicity Committee of Bird Protection Quebec, Quebec’s oldest birding and conservation organization, having celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017.
- A notebook and pen if desired (notes will be e-mailed out post class).
- Binoculars, smart Phone, laptop or tablet (for specific classes).
- No previous knowledge of the subject is required; simply an interest in birds!